Retiring Stampin’ UP! Colors for 2013

I shared this with my newsletter subscribers yesterday…you ARE on my newsletter list, right? If not, just click in the box to the left and enter your email address to receive my monthly email newsletter complete with exclusive tutorials, samples and offers. Here are the colors retiring from the Stampin' Up! color family:   With […]

Watercolor Pencils & Crayons Discontinued

Heads up — due to problems with suppliers the company has decided to immediately discontinue both the Watercolor Pencils and the Watercolor Wonder Crayons. Still available while supplies last are three of the Watercolor Wonder Crayon collections: Subtles Collection #119802 Neutrals Collection #119805 Regals Collection #119803 Any one of these crayon collections would be a great […]

Happy Mother’s Day 2012

When my children were young, they asked why there was a Mother's Day and not a Children's Day. I'm sure y'all can guess my answer…EVERY DAY is children's day! Now that my kids are grown (mostly) I get to enjoy Mother's Day through their eyes. One of my daughters is a mom herself; all of […]

Which Flower Do YOU Fancy?

Today's samples are two retiring stamp sets, Flower Fancy and Sincere Salutations. I don't know which of these sets I'll miss most! Sincere Salutations is just one of those word sets that is a staple in any cardmakers stash. These two sets are only available until May 31st, so don't delay. Send me an email […]

Upsy Daisy: For the Daisy Connoisseur

From subtle… To vibrant… To in between… The Upsy Daisy stamp can match any mood you bring.     Item # 111710 Get this daisy-delightful stamp set before it wilts away — this set retires May 31st.     To order now, go to my website. If you prefer, call or email me and I'll […]

Happy Through The Tears

While I have loved many of the stamp sets I have on my shelves, I'm usually ready to move onto new stamp sets by the end of our Stampin' Up! year. We're there. May 31st is the last day for ordering from the 2011-2012 catalog. June 1st we'll have a brand new catalog with fresh […]

Time, Gentlemen Please

Oh, yes it IS time — Hold onto your hats, dear readers, as we there is SO much happening in our creative world of scrapbooking, cardmaking and home décor and so much going on specifically in Stampin' Up! I spent most of May closing down a music school business, working on disaster relief with the […]

This Train Is Pulling Out

You've got 4 hours to get those last-minute orders in to me. I'm putting in my last order from the current catalog at 10 p.m. Eastern time tonight. Call me at 678-467-1330 or place your own order at my website before midnight TONIGHT! At noon Wednesday, July 1st, the 2009/2010 Stampin' Up! Catalog goes live. […]

A Little Birdie Told Me

Don't miss your chance to get the stamp set, A Little Birdie Told Me. June 30th is the very last day to order from the current Stampin' Up! catalog, and this set is on the Last Chance list. It will not be in the new catalog. Order this versatile set today at my website.

Time Gentlemen, Please

The sentiment on this card is a Zen-like mantra, but time is running out to order the great specialty paper, Parisian Breeze. Card design by DawnMarie Oyler As of 6 p.m. last night, there was still some stock left. The Parisian Breeze collection is on the Last Chance list as item #113993 and if you […]

The Shape’s The Thing

I get into such a rut with the usual rectangular card, only occasionally straying to a square. Clearly that's not true for my friend Kit Richie, who designed this charming card. Stamps Thoughts of Father (item #115094) – retiring June 30! Ink Black Stazon, various markers Paper Chocolate Chip, Pacific Point, Naturals White, Good Morning […]

Are You Seeing Spots?

You won't be seeing spots much longer, because the Seeing Spots stamp set retires on June 30th. Pixie Pink, Old Olive, Basic Black and Whisper White combine in this cheery, whimsical card. This set lends itself to creative uses of circle punches.   This above design is contemporary and stylish, in Old Olive and Basic […]

If It Ain’t Baroque

One of the background stamps on the Last Chance List is Baroque. It's paired up here with Sincere Salutations, a versatile set of greetings. The ink is Versamark with black embossing powder. Embellishments include Old Olive ribbon and hatpins from the Pretties Kit. Design by Anne Axelson. Place your order for this great retiring stamp […]

Last Chance Accessories Update

Oops. Here's the Last Chance Accessories Retiring List with the correct discounts. (This is what I get for posting in the middle of the night! LOL!) Click here to view the Last Chance Accessories Retiring List in pdf format. Scroll down to the next post to see the Last Chance Stamp Set Retiring List and […]

Last Chance (Retiring) Lists Here

It's that time of year – a last chance to scoop up your favorite stamps sets and save on retiring accessories and Decor Elements' items. Last Chance Stamp List – click here for the retiring stamp set list. Available only through June 30/09. Retiring Accessories – click here for a Word document listing the retiring […]

Take Two Aspirins and Call Me

Got your first headache of the New Year figuring out the Blowout Inventory Sale from Stampin' Up!???? Let me soothe your troubled brow. LOL! Featured items are only available until January 18 at this price, or until supplies last. That last bit is important because some of these babies are flying out the door! The […]

A Friend Is…

…someone who corrects you when you post incorrectly. I listed the wrong snowy wheel as retiring, and my pal and fellow demo, Teresa Clark, kindly let me know I'd messed up. My first mistake of the New Year. Count on it — there will be others. I'm just young enough to still hope I get […]

Doin’ Wheelies

Here are the retiring wheels; a mixture of jumbo and standard sizes. Don't wait to order these as they'll sell out quickly. Ready to order? Click here and choose "Shop Now." Yo Ho Ho and a Stampin' Around wheel? Aarrrgh! It rhymes not no matter what ye do! Ah well. Just slap on a Stampin' […]

Special 25% Off

Get ‘em while they’re hot! Accessories shown in the table below are available while supplies last and at a whopping 25% off. Wow! Here’s the full Retiring Accessories list. Download RetiringAccessories.ksi.doc Remember…you snooze, you lose! Call me now to place your order. Looking for the Retiring Stamp Sets List? Download Retired_Lists_0608_US_A.pdf Item Nbr Pg # […]